Category Archives: Israel

Israeli human rights lawyer in detention without defence or trial, a victim of judicial abuse

Arbitrary detention in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: An Israeli Read more [...]

Israeli whistleblower sent to prison after exposing official corruption

Marianne Azizi writes: A former Read more [...]

Israel – a curious national home

Israel – a curious national home Uri Avnery examines how attention-seeking Israeli politicians are racing to propose laws so outrageous that the media cannot possibly ignore them, the latest being a bill on "Israel – the National State of the Jewish People”. Read more [...]

Israel celebrates 50 years as occupier

50th anniversary of 1967 occupation Jonathan Cook says Israel’s celebrations to mark the 1967 war “should lay to rest any confusion that the occupation is still considered temporary”, and when occupation becomes permanent, it will turn into something far uglier. Read more [...]

Israeli father arrested and imprisoned after judge makes false claim against him

Ariel Formanovski Marianne Azizi writes: Israel is Read more [...]

Israel steps up dirty tricks against boycott leaders

Netanyahu – Master of Apartheid Jonathan Cook describes Israeli terrorism chief Netanyahu’s “moral battlefield”, which amounts to a “reign of terror against free speech and political activism abroad and at home, leaving Israel free to crush the Palestinians”. Read more [...]

The UN’s moral failure on Israeli apartheid

Apartheid - wrong for South Africans and wrong for Palestinians Lawrence Davidson views the UN’s moral failure, shown by its withdrawal of a report on Israeli apartheid, and examines the false utterances by the New York Times and the Trump administration on this issue. Read more [...]

One hundred years of the Balfour Declaration

Balfour, Britain and the Israeli flag Lawrence Davidson says UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s intention to celebrate the Balfour Declaration is based on an illusion that something awful is really something prideful, and distorts the entire historical episode that led to Israel’s creation. Read more [...]

Israel’s welcome now reserved only for Jews who back Netanyahu

Israel denies entry to human rights activists Jonathan Cook looks at how Israel is openly targeting human rights activists and Jews whose politics do not align with the far-right government of Netanyahu by refusing them entry to the country. Read more [...]

Trump has reminded Palestinians that it was always about one state

One state or two states in Palestine? Jonathan Cook says Trump’s claim that he is not fixated on a two-state solution means Israelis and Palestinians must define their objective: a fortress for their tribe, or a shared homeland with rights and dignity for all. Read more [...]